FMLink Newsletter — Furnishings and Interiors — July 25, 2019

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This newsletter covers furnishings and interiors news from June 20 through July 24, 2019.


What percent of the time do employees wish to work remotely? And how can your office layout help them be more productive? (Surveys and Trends)

How this high school created a better learning environment with color (Case Studies » Interface)
Staff and students report feeling more creative, innovative, and productive

NeoCon 2019: To update your office’s look and functionality, check out Teknion’s adjustable chair, customizable reception desk, and power-integrated conference table (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

NeoCon 2019: Looking for a high-performance executive chair? Humanscale’s Summa features integrated ergonomic adjustments, chrome-free leather (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

Find out what award-winning landlords and tenants are doing to save energy and reduce costs (Developments » Industry Awards)

If you’re looking for safe, durable furniture, check for products listed in the new BIFMA Compliant database (Associations and Organizations)


CH1 Series of high-bay lighting LED fixtures from Flex Lighting Solutions

Looking for a high-bay lighting fixture? This energy-saving LED series offers easy installation and access with multiple mounting options — all at a lower cost (Lighting » Products and Services)

Need an entrance mat? This logo matting catches dirt and improves IAQ, with style (Carpeting & Flooring » Products and Services)

Want to replace your fluorescent tubes with LEDs but not sure which to use? Read this NEMA/ANSI standard first (Lighting » Products and Services)

If you’re looking for lighting bright enough for your high ceilings, check out this cylinder LED fixture with onboard control (Lighting » Products and Services)

For inspecting a clogged drain, RIDGID’s data-enabled camera gives a clear image far down the pipe (Cleaning Equipment & Supplies » Products and Services)

See how a new lighting system can collect data about your building to help you gain insight on facility and energy use (Lighting » Products and Services)

LG’s smart lighting control system offers FMs on-the-go monitoring and control, with simple setup (Lighting » Products and Services)

Delta Electronics expands its smart green solutions through agreement to acquire lighting brand Amerlux (Corporate and Organization » Developments)

From the NeoCon 2019 Interiors and Furnishings Show:

NeoCon 2019: If you want adaptable furniture and mobile power for collaboration spots, or a wall mount for Microsoft Surface Hub 2S, see Steelcase’s award winners (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

NeoCon 2019: Would you like a height-adjustable table that doubles as a white board or privacy screen? Or a table with integrated power? Check out Versteel’s new tables (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

NeoCon 2019: Looking for stacking chairs that are lightweight but robust? Arper’s colorful chairs offer upholstery, writing tablet and linking system options (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

NeoCon 2019: See how Tarkett’s “tatami mat” floorcovering supports evolving open-plan spaces, softening acoustics and providing home-like comfort (Carpeting & Flooring » Products and Services)

NeoCon 2019: Need a more flexible workplace? Allseating intros soft seating components with custom access to power, work surfaces, storage, collaborative tools (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

NeoCon 2019: Need a ready-to-use space for quiet or meetings? These acoustic pods range from a solo sit-stand to a 10-seater (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

NeoCon 2019: This beautiful green wall not only connects workers to nature, it’s an effective air purifier, humidifier and space divider (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

NeoCon 2019: Framery’s award-winning meeting pod now features an L-shaped sofa along with a display screen, whiteboards, floating tables (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)